Iron County is located in far northern Wisconsin bordering Lake Superior, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Ashland, Vilas and Price Counties.  The third largest County Forest in the State of Wisconsin, Iron County offers plenty of recreational opportunities from hunting and fishing, to ATVing and snowmobiling, to camping, hiking and cross country skiing.  The Iron County Forestry Department is responsible for managing 174,317 acres of County Forest.

Current Events

     Bids due October 5, 2015 at 8:30 am.

  • Help plan future outdoor recreation in Iron County.  Take a short online survey.

  • Beginning May 1, Firewood permits will cost $20 and be valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.


  • Iron County ATV Trails are open.

  • ​Saxon Harbor boat slips are available for the 2015 season


Iron County Forestry and Parks

Watch this Discover Wisconsin  episode featuring timber harvesting and recreation opportunities offered on Wisconsin's 29 County Forests.

Iron County Forestry & Parks

607 3rd Ave N ~ Suite 2

Hurley, WI  54534

office (715)561-2697

fax  (715)561-4801